China’s total summer grain output in 2021 rose 2.1 per cent from the previous year to 145.82 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters
China’s total summer grain output in 2021 rose 2.1 per cent from the previous year to 145.82 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters

China wheat harvest up, but quality concerns raised after heavy rainfall

  • Output of summer wheat, which accounts for most of the country’s production, rose by 2 per cent in 2021 from 2020 to 134 million tonnes
  • But quality of the new crop in some top growing areas, however, might have been compromised due to bad weather, analysts said

China’s total summer grain output in 2021 rose 2.1 per cent from the previous year to 145.82 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters
China’s total summer grain output in 2021 rose 2.1 per cent from the previous year to 145.82 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters
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